Department of Education October 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission of Data by State Educational Agencies; Submission Dates for State Revenue and Expenditure Reports for Fiscal Year 2018, Revisions to Those Reports, and Revisions to Prior Fiscal Year Reports
Document Number: 2018-23834
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-31
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary announces dates for State educational agencies (SEAs) to submit expenditure and revenue data and average daily attendance statistics on ED Form 2447 (the National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS)) for fiscal year (FY) 2018, revisions to those reports, and revisions to reports for previous fiscal years. The Secretary sets these dates to ensure that data are available to serve as the basis for timely distribution of Federal funds. The U.S. Census Bureau is the data collection agent for this request of the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The data will be published by NCES and will be used by the Secretary in the calculation of allocations for FY 2020 appropriated funds.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Subpart K-Cash Management
Document Number: 2018-23666
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Income Based Repayment-Notifications
Document Number: 2018-23665
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program: Forms
Document Number: 2018-23664
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; FY 2018 Child Care Access Means Parents in School Annual Performance Report Package 84.335A
Document Number: 2018-23663
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-30
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
National Assessment Governing Board
Document Number: 2018-23495
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-29
Agency: Department of Education
This notice sets forth the agenda for the November 15-17, 2018 Quarterly Board Meeting of the National Assessment Governing Board (hereafter referred to as Governing Board). This notice provides information to members of the public who may be interested in attending the meeting or providing written comments related to the work of the Governing Board. Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Educational Quality Through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP) Experimental Sites Initiative
Document Number: 2018-23494
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-29
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Annual Notice of Interest Rates for Fixed-Rate Federal Student Loans Made Under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Document Number: 2018-23372
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid announces the interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford/Ford Loans (Direct Subsidized Loans), Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford/Ford Loans (Direct Unsubsidized Loans), and Federal Direct PLUS Loans (Direct PLUS Loans) made under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program with first disbursement dates on or after July 1, 2018, and before July 1, 2019.
Annual Notice of Interest Rates for Variable-Rate Federal Student Loans Made Under the Federal Family Education Loan Program Prior to July 1, 2010
Document Number: 2018-23371
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid announces the interest rates for loans made under the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program that have variable interest rates. The rates announced in this notice are in effect for the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019.
Annual Notice of Interest Rates for Variable-Rate Federal Student Loans Made Under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
Document Number: 2018-23370
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
The Acting Chief Operating Officer for Federal Student Aid announces the interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford/Ford Loans (Direct Subsidized Loans), Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford/Ford Loans (Direct Unsubsidized Loans), and Federal Direct PLUS Loans (Direct PLUS Loan) with first disbursement dates before July 1, 2006, and for Federal Direct Consolidation Loans (Direct Consolidation Loans) for which the application was received before February 1, 1999. The rates announced in this notice are in effect for the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Student Assistance General Provisions-Non-Title IV Revenue Requirements (90/10)
Document Number: 2018-23364
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Survey on the Use of Funds Under Title II, Part A: Supporting Effective Instruction Grants-Subgrants to LEAs
Document Number: 2018-23275
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-25
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; National Household Education Survey 2019 (NHES:2019)
Document Number: 2018-23189
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-24
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of a previously approved information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act State Plan
Document Number: 2018-23141
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-24
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Federal Family Educational Loan Program-Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
Document Number: 2018-22965
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA): Interest Rate Limitation Request
Document Number: 2018-22964
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-22
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; The Department of Education Accrediting Agency, Foreign Medical and Foreign Veterinarian Program Comparability Database Approval
Document Number: 2018-22861
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-19
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Application to Pilot; Federal Student Aid's Next Generation Financial Services Environment-Payment Vehicle Account Program Pilot
Document Number: 2018-22646
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Education
The Department of Education's Federal Student Aid office is issuing a Notice inviting Applications from parties to implement a Pilot of a Payment Vehicle Account Program.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Recent Graduates Employment and Earnings Survey (RGEES) Standards and Survey Form
Document Number: 2018-22520
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-17
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Common Core of Data (CCD) School-Level Finance Survey (SLFS) 2018-2020
Document Number: 2018-22445
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.
Outdated Regulations-Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants Program and Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) Program
Document Number: 2018-22413
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-10-16
Agency: Department of Education
The Secretary removes outdated regulations for two programs no longer authorized by Federal law: The Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants (TQE) program and the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) program. Therefore, the associated regulations are unnecessary.
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee; Negotiator Nominations and Schedule of Committee Meetings-Accreditation and Innovation
Document Number: 2018-22506
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-10-15
Agency: Department of Education
We announce our intention to establish one negotiated rulemaking committee to prepare proposed regulations for the Federal Student Aid programs authorized under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The committee will include representatives of organizations or groups with interests that are significantly affected by the subject matter of the proposed regulations. We request nominations for individual negotiators who represent key stakeholder constituencies for the issues to be negotiated to serve on the committee, and we set a schedule for committee meetings. We also announce the creation of three subcommittees, and request nominations for individuals with pertinent expertise to participate on the subcommittees.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program General Forbearance Request
Document Number: 2018-22112
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-11
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Guaranty Agencies Security Self-Assessment and Attestation
Document Number: 2018-22110
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-11
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2018-22024
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-10
Agency: Department of Education
This provides notice of the re-establishment of the matching program between the U.S. Department of Education (Department) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which sets forth the terms, safeguards, and procedures under which the VA will disclose data to the Department regarding Veterans whom VA has designated as (1) having a service-connected disability rating that is 100 percent disabling, or (2) being totally disabled based on an individual unemployability rating.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Performance Report Form
Document Number: 2018-21607
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-04
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; State Survey on Activities Supported on Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants (Title IV, Part A)
Document Number: 2018-21552
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-03
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection.
Policy Statement on Developing Student Achievement Levels for the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Document Number: 2018-21451
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-02
Agency: Department of Education
The National Assessment Governing Board (Governing Board) is soliciting public comment for guidance in finalizing a revised policy on Developing Student Achievement Levels for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), which published September 10, 2018, in the Federal Register. Based on public comments received on the document, the comment period is being extended.
Arbitration Panel Decisions Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act
Document Number: 2018-21423
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-02
Agency: Department of Education
This notice lists arbitration panel decisions under the Randolph-Sheppard Act issued in January, February, and March 2018. This notice also lists any older decisions that the Department has made publicly available in accessible electronic format during that period. All decisions are available on the Department's website and by request.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Case Service Report (RSA-911)
Document Number: 2018-21225
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-10-01
Agency: Department of Education
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection.